'Get'

IB English B: 'Get'

This rather unattractive little monosyllable "get" is not popular among language teachers. The common reaction is that to use "get" is "lazy language", or that it distracts students from learning proper, more precise words. I first heard those arguments when I was about 13, from my very formal English teacher in his gray three-piece tweed suit. (He was actually very good - I still remember how vividly he taught all about...


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